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Jameson & Julian Keiser

Jameson Lee Keiser & Julian Henry Keiser, of Defiance, MO, passed away alongside one another Friday, January 19, 2024, Jameson at the age of 6 and Julian at the age of 4.

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Beloved children of Evelyn Turpiano and Jordan Keiser; cherished grandchildren of MawMaw Jennifer & PawPaw Larry "Vernon" Ham, PaPa Tony & Mimi Joyce Keiser, James & Karen Turpiano; great-grandchildren of Dannie & Linda Napier, Carolyn Keiser, James & Patricia Turpiano, Annie Ham, Crystal Durham, and Richard & Donna Mayfield; great-great-grandchildren of Thelma Ham; treasured nephews of James (Erin), Jr., Claire, Courtney, Shaylyn, Emily, Kody, Ryan (Kristin), Ethan, and Joe; and is also survived by several extended aunts, uncles, and cousins. Jameson and Julian are both preceded in death by their uncle, Justin and aunt, Jenna Lin.

Jameson and Julian, two inseparable souls, found boundless joy in the simple pleasures of life. Their days were filled with laughter and adventure as they reveled in playing in the refreshing waters of creeks and rivers. Their shared enthusiasm extended to the world of Disney, where they found delight in watching their favorite shows together; they loved Mickey and Paw Patrol.

What set Jameson and Julian apart were not just their shared interests but the enormity of their hearts and the brilliance of their personalities. They radiated warmth and kindness, leaving an indelible mark on everyone fortunate enough to know them.

Visitation: Thursday, February 1, 2024, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Baue Funeral Home - Cave Springs, 3950 W Clay, St. Charles, MO.
Funeral: Thursday, February 1, at 1:30 p.m. at Baue Funeral Home - Cave Springs.
Interment: St. Charles Memorial Gardens